Difference Between Lite and Light
Key difference: ‘Lite’ is an informal way of writing ‘light’, but it can only be used in some instances. The term ‘light’ has various different uses in the English language, such as a light product, a source of light, etc.
• Having light or illumination; bright; well-lighted: the lightest room in the entire house.
• Pale, whitish, or not deep or dark in color: a light blue
• (Of coffee or tea) Containing enough milk or cream to produce a light color.
• Of little weight; not heavy: a light load.
• Of little weight in proportion to bulk; of low specific gravity: a light metal.
• Of less than the usual or average weight: light clothing.
• Weighing less than the proper or standard amount: to be caught using light weights in trade.
• Of small amount, force, intensity, etc.: light trading on the stock market; a light rain; light sleep.
• Of little importance or consequence; trivial: The loss of his job was no light matter.
• Easily digested: light food.
• Low in any substance, as sugar, starch, or tars, that is considered harmful or undesirable: light cigarettes.
• Having fewer calories and usually lower alcohol content than the standard product.
• Spongy or well-leavened, as cake: The cake is light as air.
• Airy or buoyant in movement: When she dances, she's as light as a feather.
• Nimble or agile: light on one's feet.
• Free from trouble, sorrow, or worry; carefree: a light heart.
• Cheerful; a light laugh.
• Dizzy; slightly delirious: I get light on one martini.
• Military – Lightly armed or equipped: light cavalry.
• Nautical – Noting any sail of light canvas set only in moderate or calm weather, as a royal, skysail, studdingsail, gaff topsail, or spinnaker.
• Meteorology – (of wind) having a speed up to 7 miles per hour (3 m/sec). Compare light air, light breeze.
• Lightly: to travel light.
• With no load or cargo hauled or carried: a locomotive running light to its roundhouse.
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